In the most recent episode of Talking Economics, Katarína Stehlíková discusses long-term mental health trends and the effect of the pandemic with CERGE-EI PhD in Economics alumnus Liyou Borga. Continue reading Liyou Borga: Investing in Mental Health Will Pay Off Very Well
CERGE-EI encourages its PhD students to conduct part of their research abroad. Many students choose universities in the US, such as Columbia University, New York University, or Princeton University. Our PhD in Economics student Rastislav Rehák has recently returned from Princeton and shared his experience with us. Continue reading Greetings from Princeton
The Czech Economic Society awarded its annual “Young Economist of the Year” prizes to three economists under the age of 30 who submitted their original professional work to the competition. Third place was awarded to a CERGE-EI PhD candidate Ante Šterc and his paper “Limited Consideration in the Investment Fund Choice.” Continue reading Exploring the Decision Process Behind the Investment Choice
Ivo Bakota, our 2020 PhD in Economics graduate, is a Postdoctoral Researcher and the Head of Unit at the Munich Center for Economics of Aging, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy. What does he like about his work and what projects is he currently working on? Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: I Like the Excitement of Trying to Figure out an Answer to a Question I am Personally Curious About, says Ivo Bakota
Kamil Kovář, our 2022 PhD in Economics graduate, works as Associate Director at Moody’s Analytics Prague. In his work, he focuses on Euro zone macroeconomic outlook. What are the biggest challenges the Euro zone faces in these turbulent times? And what does he like about his work? Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: It’s Hard to Imagine What My Work Would Look Like If I Hadn’t Studied at CERGE-EI, says Kamil Kovář
Ján Plánovský, our first cohort graduate, recently used an opportunity to visit CERGE-EI and give a lecture at our first #AlumniLive seminar about his work experience at the European Commission. How does he remember CERGE-EI and what was his career path?
Peter Ondko, a CERGE-EI 2013 PhD in Economics graduate, has been recently promoted to Partner at Boston Consulting Group Prague. What does he like most about working in consultancy and what challenges does he see in the energy industry he specializes in? Read more in our blog. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: Strive for Excellence in Whatever You Do, says Peter Ondko.
Peter Tóth, a CERGE-EI 2014 PhD in Economics graduate, works as a researcher at the National Bank of Slovakia and at the University of Economics in Bratislava. In a blog interview, we talked about his research projects and about his engagement as an Alumni local group leader for Slovakia, Hungary, and Austria. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: One Can Always Work on New and Challenging Topics, says Peter Tóth
Olga Haislip, a 2004 MA graduate, works at the Bank of the West in San Francisco. In a Blog interview with Olga, we talked about her studies at CERGE-EI, her career, and why she took part in Alumni Local Groups initiative as local group leader for the US. Continue reading Meet Our Alumni: I want to give back to the community that gave me such a strong start to my professional life, says Olga Haislip
Jan Novotný, a PhD graduate from 2012, moved to London where he works as a specialist in quantitative trading and is also involved in research projects at Bayes Business School of London. In an interview with Jan, we talked about his twist from nuclear physics to economics, his work and research as well as his involvement in our alumni community.